Wednesday, 02 October, 2013
The University of Tennessee VolAware Committee is hosting the 8th Annual "Unwind Before You Unravel" VolAware Street Fair targeting wellness, mental health awareness, and suicide prevention. The VolAware Street Fair is a day-long event that will take place on October 2, 2013 on the UT Pedestrian Walkway. Over the years this event has evolved into a major de-stressing event for students, last year about 3,000 UT students participated in the Fair.
Student feedback about the 2012 fair included:
"I think you guys are doing a good thing for the students"
"It made me more aware of the community where I go to school"
"It shows the diversity of the campus [and the community] and things made available to students"
"It's very cool. Love all the booths"
To encourage student and community involvement, we are offering all on-campus event services free of charge and open to the public. As part of the street fair, we have ongoing raffles, contests, grab-bag events, and gift basket giveaways.